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. only the secretary, vice president biden and a few economists know the results in advance. they get them 12 hours in advance with no chance to change them. the bls isn't run by a political appointee. a noncareer civil servant is in charge. there are, we should point out, questions about how the bls gathers the raw data, legitimate questions. the washington examiners, con carol tweeting i don't that would have the same effect. there is no evidence of that. the bls is constantly trying to get it right. sometimes it helps the incumbent president, sometimes not. here's what eric erickson tweeted. quote, i don't think it's healthy to indicate that the jobs numbers are cooked. a best-selling author and currently writes a blog with his wife susie. so do you really believe that people in the obama campaign, the chicago guy that you tweeted about, that they cooked the numbers? >> anderson, last night before these numbers came out, i tweeted, i wonder what the assumptions will be tomorrow. because last month, the assumptions were that participation rate dropped to the lowest level since jimmy
trail in key states in the weeks ahead. >> vice president biden, meantime, said his boss did a good job during a bright line between his policies and mitt romney's. >> i think the president did a wonderful job in making it clear just how stark that choice is. >> keeping them honest, that is precisely where the pundits, even those who support president obama, say he dropped the ball and when we asked our viewers whether mr. obama did better or worse than expected, 61%, nearly two in three, said he did worse. as for why the president himself supplied an answer today. twice today out on the stamp using nearly identical wording each time. listen. >> when i got out on the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney. because the real mitt romney's been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. the fellow onstage last night said he didn't know anything about that. >> it was a much different president obama out on the campaign trail today than we saw on that stage
, the vice president biden, president obama and a few economists know the results in advance. they get them 12 hours in advance with apparently no option to change them. what's more, at the moment the bls isn't run by a political appointee. a nonpolitical career civil servant is in charge. there are, we should point out, questions about how the bls gathers the raw data, legitimate questions, but also there are conspiracy theories. the washington examiner tweeting i don't think bls cooked numbers. i think a bunch of dems lied about getting jobs. that would have same effect. there's no evidence of that. there is however plenty of evidence that the bls tries to get it right. they are constantly revising months, quarters and sometimes entire years of data. sometimes it helps the incumbent president, sometimes not. with that in mind here's what conservative commentator and cnn contributor eric erickson tweeted today. quote, i don't think it is helpful or healthy to gop to argue both polling and job numbers are cooked. a lot of different opinions. in a moment we bring in ali, who has opinions. so
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